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change the color and add program

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    change the color and add program


    hi guys i have 2 questions
    1-the color of task bar and the borders of the windows is red , how can i change it to default of win 8 or other colors?
    2-when we go to the search in the charms bar we see the picture below
    is there a way to add our favourite programs(.exe files) to this part?
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Right click on the Desktop and select personalize. There will be a color option at the bottom of the screen.

    When you actually open search in the charms bar it will search Apps, settings, and files. It will list the number of items in each category that match your search. Then you just click the category you want to what it found.
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    thanks my friend but i want when i open serach from charms bar , some programs that i used more that others , be there at the picture above?
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    Yes, when you install programs they will be added to the list and will appear in that window.
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    but as you see in that picture i can not see any of my programs for example google chrome , freedom , babylon , km player and ...
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    Do you have any third party security installed? if you have uninstall them, is your graphics driver up to date? Please fill your system specs as it's easier for members to help you.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by muiacir View Post
    but as you see in that picture i can not see any of my programs for example google chrome , freedom , babylon , km player and ...
    Did you type anything into the search box? Initially when you first open it, all it shows is the apps pinned to your Metro Start Menu. As you type letters in it will filter and change what's shown in the results.
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    i find everything with searching but i want as you said pin my programs to metro
    Last edited by muiacir; 12 Nov 2012 at 07:45.
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change the color and add program
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